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Patrick Young, David Looseley, Elayne Oliphant, and Kolja Lindner

breach in the city’s fortifications that might lead to the same outcome. The development of more accurate long-range artillery technologies allowed Prussian troops to shell the city—including its civilian population and most venerable cultural landmarks

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Think Global, Fight Local

Recontextualizing the French Army in Algeria, 1954–1962

Terrence G. Peterson

of partisan warfare and new technologies that had defined World War II. 35 The crushing defeat at Dien Bien Phu, the disastrous campaign in the Suez, and the spiraling guerilla war in North Africa all reinforced a growing sense of strategic crisis

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The Color of French Wine

Southern Wine Producers Respond to Competition from the Algerian Wine Industry in the Early Third Republic

Elizabeth Heath

and imperialism further intensified this mass movement of people and interlacing of communities, while new technologies encouraged novel experiments with agricultural products and the rise of an international trade in wheat and grain, refrigerated beef

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Decolonizing “La Brousse

Rural Medicine and Colonial Authority in Cameroon

Sarah C. Runcie

of a modernized mobility. The mobile health service in Cameroon presented its value in part through its ability to physically deliver the new postwar technologies of health prized by international health organizations to such rural areas. As the WHO

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The Other House

The Secondary Residence in Postwar France

Sarah Farmer

of modern life in a setting that was not designed to receive them. 80 His response was summarized in the motto: “modernize: yes; denature: no.” Moreover, good taste consisted of obscuring any view of modern materials and technology. To this end

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Counter-Violence and Islamic Terrorism

Is Liberation without Freedom Possible?

Maria Russo

technology, totally an oppressor and totally oppressed. The primitive relationship is already one of reciprocal alienation. Starting from here, technical progress can allow for a more centralized oppression. 7 The invention of bronze tools becomes the

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Trying on the Veil

Sexual Autonomy and the End of the French Republic in Michel Houellebecq’s Submission

Seth Armus

seems to be making a point of this—between 2015 and 2022 nothing is changed, not mobile phone technology, not even the available powertrains on the Volkswagen Touareg. Houellebecq, Submission , 102. 5 This controversy is nicely captured in Grégoire

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L’impact de « mai-juin 1968 » sur la régulation sociale

Le cas de deux entreprises d’État en Haute-Garonne (1960–1975)

Clair Juilliet and Michael Llopart

, Accord d’entreprise personnel non-cadre , Paris, 6 mars 1987. 53 Yvette Lucas, Christophe Beslay, Jérôme Dihouantessa, Le Vol du savoir. Techniciens de l’aéronautique et évolution des technologies (Presses universitaires de Lille, Mutations

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Julie Fette

devices would simplify their communication with their children and grandchildren, all abroad. It’s true that state-of-the-art technology can facilitate intergenerational connection marvelously. But beloved recipes can stew family bonds of a kind that stand

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Rethinking France’s “Memory Wars”

Harki Collective Memories, 2003–2010

Laura Jeanne Sims

politics of collective memory. The case of the Harkis offers the opportunity to examine the role that the Internet, as a new memory technology, has played in conflicts over the colonial past. 51 Certain features of “cyber” carriers of memory have